This unique property became a golf resort in 2006 when the former St. John's Provincial Seminary reopened as the Inn at St. John's, a boutique, four-diamond property adjacent to the 27-hole Brae Burn Golf Club. The 118-room inn features Romanesque architecture, two ballrooms with 25-foot ceilings, a two-story atrium and 22 meeting rooms. The more…
Detroit has a rich history of cars, sports and music, from Motown and the MC5, to Eminem and Kid Rock. It's golf legacy is also strong. Walter Hagen was the first head professional at Oakland Hills Country Club, which would go on to host the U.S. Open, PGA Championship, Ryder Cup and many other top events. Donald Ross designed numerous courses around Detroit in his hayday, including a few public courses like Rackham Park and Warren Valley.
While northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula are recognized among the top golf destinations in the country, there's another part of the state that might surprise you. Yes, we're talking about the Motor City.
It might not be thought of as a golf destination, but the suburbs surrounding Detroit certainly can play the part with more than a dozen courses worth playing. If you're visiting southeast Michigan for business or pleasure, there are multiple ways to play golf three straight days without spending more than $200!
The Tanglewood Golf Course probably doesn't get the credit it deserves for helping to reshape metro Detroit's public golf scene in the mid 1990s. Today, Tanglewood doesn't have that wow hole that separates the area's cream of the crop from the competition, but you'll never a bad experience playing here, Jason Scott Deegan writes.